Ausa, Aūsa: 3 definitions


Ausa means something in Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Ausa in India is the name of a plant defined with Crotalaria juncea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Crotalaria benghalensis Lam. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1994)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Species Plantarum. (1802)
· Cytologia (1999)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ (1832)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1995)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aūsa (अऊस).—f Preferably avasa.

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ausa (औस).—f See avasa.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Āusa (आउस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Āvas.

2) Āusa (आउस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Ākruś.

3) Āusa (आउस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āmṛś.

4) Āusa (आउस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Ājuṣ.

5) Āusa (आउस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Ayuṣmat.

Āusa has the following synonyms: Āusaṃta.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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